15 Authentic Whiskey Gifts Guaranteed to Impress Any True Aficionado

Because you should give a dram about good whiskey.

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If you have a true whiskey lover in your life, chances are that person is rather ... shall we say ... particular about their brown liquor of choice. To make gifting go down smoothly, we've curated some practical (yet polished) whiskey gifts perfectly suited for any true aficionado. Each of the below picks has a certain level of sophistication and style that we think will resonate with that whiskey-loving pal of yours this holiday season. Bottoms up.

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Waterford Whiskey & Water Crystal Double Old Fashioned Glasses
nordstrom.com
$125.00

This striking set of cut-crystal glasses from Waterford adds a stylish historic element to any home bar setup. Playing off of a traditional whiskey tasting, which calls for dual tasting notes (to show what a Scotch whisky tastes like neat versus how the whiskey evolves once water is added), this glassware set is a great conversation-starter.

More: The Best Irish Whiskey Brands You Can Drink Year-Round

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LAFCO New York Redwood Candle
bloomingdales.com
$65.00

If you're searching for a whiskey gift that's a bit more subtle and romantic to cozy up with this winter, we recommend this sultry candle from LAFCO. Woodsy and fresh with a hint of deep forest fern, this candle reminds us of sipping whiskey at a campfire on a crisp fall night.

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Olivina Men Bourbon Cedar All-in-One Body Wash
amazon.com
$12.99

Suds up with the aroma of fresh red cedarwood and musky vanilla with this whiskey-inspired Bourbon Cedar body wash from Olivina Men. We love that this one single, streamlined cleansing formula can be used for hair, face, and body. No more hogging the shelf space in the shower!

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Top Shelf Flasks Stainless Steel Flask & Funnel Set
amazon.com
$6.95

Sipping spirits on the fly? Step it up a notch with this sleek stainless steel flask. Whether you fill it with classic Jack Daniels or something a little classier, it's also a great gift for groomsmen or bachelor parties.

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Corkcicle Cigar Glass
amazon.com
$24.95

If you're looking for the perfect gift for a whiskey lover and cigar aficionado, look no further than this unique double old-fashioned whiskey glass with a clever built-in cigar rest. This cigar glass also makes an unforgettable gift for groomsmen. 

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Commodity Whiskey Cologne
sephora.com
$105.00

It doesn't get much sexier than the scent of whiskey, and fragrance brand Commodity knows a thing or two about making super realistic, heady, and intoxicating colognes and perfumes. Inspired by American bourbon casks and rare Irish whiskies, this limited-edition fragrance packs in subtle layers of mahogany, oak, cinnamon, and sage — much like your favorite whiskey.

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Suntory Yamazaki Single Malt Japanese Whisky
thewhiskyexchange.com
£57.95

$64.86

It can be tricky to decide what whiskey to get for an aficionado, but take it from us: You can't go wrong with The Yamazaki. Fresh, fruity, and well-balanced, this Japanese-distilled single malt whiskey is considered by experts to be one of the most sophisticated and smooth sippers in the world.

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Arctic Chill Silicone Ice Ball Mold Set
amazon.com
$13.77

Why settle for traditional square-shaped ice cubes when you can upgrade to super cool spheres instead? This silicone ice-ball mold set makes eight circular ice cubes, so you can ensure your favorite dram is chilling in style. 

Plus, spherical ice cubes have less surface area and melt slower than traditional ice cubes, so your drink won't get diluted. It's science!

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Glass Diamond Decanter from Prestige Decanters

$120.00

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This sleek and stylish glass decanter and wood base from Prestige Decanters certainly gets points for presentation, but it's also a highly functional and practical gift set for anyone who appreciates sipping their whiskey at the perfect temperature.

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Corkcicle Whiskey Wedge

$17.95

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Ensure your dark liquor is chilling in style with this clever Whiskey Wedge from Corkcicle. Included in this compact gift package is one double old-fashioned glass and a wedge-shaped silicone ice mold. No more watered-down nightcaps for you!

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SPARQ Home The Original Soapstone Whiskey Rocks

$12.00 for set of four

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God forbid your liquor-loving friend is still watering down their booze with — gasp — ice cubes! Whiskey stones are a no-brainer as far as bar accessories are concerned for the whiskey lover, and these soapstone options from SPARQ home are as handsome as they are handy.

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Ravenscroft Crystal Double Old Fashioned Glass
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Ravenscroft Crystal Double Old Fashioned Glass

$39.99

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If your buddy prefers to sip that special bottle of whiskey neat versus shaken in a fancy-schmancy cocktail, he or she will need the perfect set of rocks glasses. Ensure their nightcap is served in the proper glassware with these stunning and solid handblown glasses from Ravenscroft Crystal.

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Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey Coffee
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Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey Coffee

$18.99

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Looking for a gift to surprise someone who loves both whiskey and coffee? Kill two birds with one stone with this delicious Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey Coffee. It's infused with plenty of whiskey flavor for added richness, but with none of the alcohol (meaning this java won't actually get you buzzed).

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Daneson Scotch Infused Toothpicks Gift Set

$35.95

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If you're gifting for a Scotch lover, surprise them with these clever single malt-infused toothpicks from Daneson — they're the perfect thing to have on-hand after a meal.

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DRIFTER El Dorado Whiskey Soap
driftergrooming.com
$8.00

Infused with real Few Spirits barrel-aged bourbon, this El Dorado Whiskey Soap from new men's natural grooming brand DRIFTER will make you feel squeaky clean and dirty all at the same time. With its heady scent of sandalwood, fir needle, and lemongrass, we think this soap makes a super unique gift for any whiskey lover.